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779, Red-billed Buffalo-Weaver Bubalornis niger (see species summary here)

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Record statusACCEPTED
Vm16386 [on-line data upload (2015-06-02): 151068]
SpeciesRed-billed Buffalo Weaver
Observer(s)Oschadleus HD
Country, town, locusSouth Africa, Limpopo, Hoedspruit,
LocalityAlong R527
Latitude, longitude-24.3985, 30.7629333 [0 m accuracy]
Notesnests on tower
Nest count0
Nest siteman-made

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History of repeat colony counts

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vmSpecies codeDateNestsNotes
561477914/5/20137vm 5012 revisited. no birds in attendance midday. weather sunny. smaller nests built above and below original nests, nests 7 (was 5)
631477914/7/20130revisited Vm 5614. No birds seen in vicinity. Maintenance team completely removed all (7 old) nests. [old pic as forgot to take a new pic]
72547799/10/20135Vm 5012/5614 revisited. Site checked monthly. Last comm (Vm 6314) stated that all 7 nests were cleared by maintenance. 5 starter nests now visible. No birds seen. Maintenance crew working on site again.
750177917/11/20130Vm 5012/7254 revisited. 5 Starter nests visible for last 2 months but little progress. (there were 7 nests before maintenance crew cleared the tower). Very late rainy season - expecting surge in progress. Birds in attendance. Also top platform has a pied crow nesting - see pic
887477911/2/20144Vm 5012 revisited. No birds seen. Crows nest above - no crows seen.
163867791/6/20150nests on tower

Vm 5614

Vm 6314

Vm 7254

Vm 7501

Vm 8874

Vm 16386

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